Tag Archives: individuals and societies

Sustainabilty and Inquiry: Asking Questions, Failing and Learning

My kids are failing and struggling and I’ve never been more proud of them. We are in the midst of a project and I don’t know if they are going to get done what I thought they were going to … Continue reading

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Ninth Graders Wearing Ties, Kyrgyzstan, and Kiva Loans

Last Tuesday, 40 ninth graders were confidently presenting elevator pitches to the 2 teachers, the Head of Humanities, the Head of Academics, and the Head of School.  The boys were wearing ties, if you need proof that it was big … Continue reading

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Individuals and Societies

Last week Individuals and Societies* launched at YIS to little fanfare and a lot of nerves on my part.  I&S is a two year integrated humanities course being offered as an alternative to the IGCSE History and Geography in grades … Continue reading

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